Project Management and Event Planning Internship

Gain experience in project management to plan events and help support church communities around the world. 

This internship will offer an inside look at how the Church Activities Department supports churches and societies, informal groups, CSOs, Sunday Schools, Reading Rooms, and institutional committees around the world. Our department is a team that supports these activities both practically and metaphysically. 

During the internship, you will actively contribute to the planning of meetings for young people in different areas of the world. You will also have the opportunity to support Christian Science Organizations (CSOs).

Opportunities:

  • Learn how we support worldwide branch church activities, inclusive of Sunday School, Reading Rooms, Readers and so on.

  • Develop proficiency in intercultural collaboration and partnership building by communicating with members of branch churches, CSOs and informal groups around the world.

  • Gain experience in event planning and related logistics in support of our upcoming events.

  • Learn and use agile project management practices, such as Scrum, as well as tools like Trello.

  • Connect with, and support, other Christian Scientists at universities.

  • Learn how Salesforce, a customer relationship management application, supports the operations of the organization.

 Desired Qualifications & Qualities:

  • Current membership in a CSO and/or branch church preferred

  • Desire to support the Christian Science movement and strengthen church

  • An attitude of service; ready to prayerfully approach challenges

  • Fluency in a second language is greatly valued, but not required

  • Cultural sensitivity

  • Experience with event planning

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team; readiness to support team members in a professional setting

  • Desire to learn new skills

  • Adaptable to changing circumstances and developments

How to apply

Fill out the online application and attach your resume and cover letter. Or, email them to us at tmcyouthintern@christianscience.com. The application deadline has been extended to August 18, 2022.

Program Dates: September 12 - November 4

Compensation: Interns will receive a living stipend of $300/week, as well as a housing stipend to be determined based on their work location. They will also receive a $500 grant upon completion of the internship. These payments are taxable benefits.

Questions: If you have questions about this program, please contact The Mother Church at tmcyouthintern@christianscience.com.